Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

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As the drinking age rises after federal legislation, William Leftwich, Vice President of Student Affairs, believes the social scene on campus will change. To study and adapt to these changes, the faculty council is appointing a faculty committee to…

This a letter describing a faculty meeting on April 22nd in which the faculty passed a motion to appoint a committee to study whether sororities would be beneficial to campus life. The University Faculty Council chose to make a committee of faculty…

An opinion piece written by the incoming Collegian editorial page editor, Strite Potter. Potter notes that he had not been aware rape occurs so often at the University of Richmond, and that "people usually equate rape with seedy people in seedy…

Yeapanis wrote this opinion to commend the University for weaving sororities into the social fabric of the community. The announcement that sororities will be introduced on campus came amidst controversy of sexual assault on campus. This writer…

This letter was written in response to a very controversial letter written by faculty member Janet Kotler about fraternities and the little sister programs. Voltz is stating that Kotler's opinion is ignorant and biased. She explains that it is their…

A few members of Phi Delt's executive board responded to articles in the previous issue of the Collegian. These articles pertained to poor decisions made by Phi Delt brothers. One brother pulled down the dress of a Westhampton College sophomore and…

This opinion piece by Eric Berger is a rebuttal to Business School professor Janet Kotler's controversial letter condemning sexist acts done by fraternities in general, and specifically by a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. He believed she was speaking…

This article addresses the issue of muted free speech on liberal college campuses. It starts with an anecdote from Baylor University, a similar liberal arts school like the University of Richmond, regarding their administration's cracking down on…

This is an open letter written my Janet Kotler, a Business School faculty member, to fraternity members, their little sisters, and their potential rushes. What spurred this letter is a series of advertisements for party themes that degraded the…

This letter was written in response to a very controversial letter written by faculty member Janet Kotler about fraternities and the little sister programs, the way the Collegian handled their subsequent reporting. Francy insists that there are…
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